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him. >> i called my niece today and told her. she said, she is now a mother of 3, she said wow. this is something, i think, i feel as well. this is great excitement. >> reporter: she known as an educator who focused a lot of attention on young people. news that he's being appointed
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to the college of cardinals is being applauded by local
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catholic schools and karen gray houston has been talking to students in the area and joins us live with the reaction. i am sure they're excited. >> reporter: they are and students are to say the least, excited and i spoke to some students and there is a real connection. the cardinal designate is an alumnus at catholic university and also has served on the board of trustees. he's the spiritual leader of 600,000 catholics who live here in the washington archdiocese and has seen as part of his mission connecting with youth. >> we tried in the past years to do some institutional things needing to be done and dealing with the schools and the past programs. >> reporter: these students and seniors at catholic university have seen him up close and personal and kenny white said he was 12 when he first met the archbishop when he served mass with him. >> and what stuck out to me was the personal level. he would look me in the eye and talk to him. >> reporter: -- in one of his visits to the school. >> holds himself well and seems calm. >> and it fits he's going to be a cardinal. >> he's a humble man and all the students he meets and makes an impact. >> i think the archbishop is committed to evangelization and the faith and that is inspiring for us. >> would you be shocked if he was the pope? api spred inigond ir tug at saint john's college high school as well and in his social justice class, they talked about who whirl is and why his new appointment is important. some students are aware of his pro-life advocacy campaign and have attended his youth mass for life and consider which is
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held annually at the verizon center. >> we have extensive information about the archbishop on the website. log on to and see raw video of his reaction after being named cardinal by the pope. and the latest on the shots fired at the pentagon. there were six shots fired, two had the the windows and nobody was hurt. the pin forced protection agency in charge of the investigation and the fbi, virginia state police are helping out. the obama administration is asking a federal appeals court to immediately suspend a judge's ruling which overturned the don't-ask/don't-tell policy. they want the court to take action while the federal government prepares the appeal of the ruling and president obama said he supports getting rid of the policy and thinks the repeel should be handled by congress. president obama hitting the campaign trail. the president left the white house this afternoon to stump for democrats in tight-race states. his four-day trip will take him to oregon, washington state, california, nevada and minnesota and they'll be raising money and that could shrink the party's numbers in
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congress. the tea party movement was the subject of an in-depth discussion. an academic think tank invited current and former congressmen to talk about the impact of the groups on the current political scene in america. >> reporter: this was not a tea party gathering but a philosophical examination of the movement garnering headlines. among the highlights, while not every tea party endorsed candidate is going to win election in november, it appears that they motivating conservative voters to come out. the republicans think the movement is going to be around awhile and this is a sampling of the some of the opinions uttered. >> they afraid of the direction the country's going in and they like the president personally but they don't like where he's taking them and they reacting. they think that nobody listens to them and they're getting active in politics the first time. >> this debt is unmanageable, unsustainable and the tea party people know that. i am glad that they don't have a leader because they're not followers. this is spoon tapeeous. >> we're going to have to deal with it like great britain, going to require spending and tax increases. >> if you look at this, the give and takes i think the tea party has a residence in-state races as well and that is the same set of principles. >> and -- >> the group thought the tea party movement is ahead of the establishment politicians on the issue of deficits and the naacp said it's a platform for anti-semites, racists and bigots and the panelists dismissed the criticisms as partisan and tom davis said this is the political season.
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>> and was which this a cheerleading -- and did they think the tea party candidates were down significantly and that they could win? >> not cheerleaders at all. no, and while there will be victories, they're cubeeous in those two states -- dubious in the two states and in nevada, sharon angle is close in the polls to senate majority leader harry reid. however, democrats desperately want to preserve reid's seat and have sent vice president joe biden to nevada today to campaign on behalf. >> how about christine o'donnell of delaware? the panel thinks she's a weak candidate is and in is -- and is in the headlines again.
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o'donnell implied in a debate that because the phrase is not in the constitution explicitly, it might be okay to teach intelligent design or creationism in public schools where democratic opponent said the 1st amendment prohibits the establishment of religion and believes teaching creationism in public schools would be the government fostering religion. a clear divide among the candidates there. >> john henrehan, live in college park. don't believe in god? join the club. the phrase is part of a prominent bus shelter ad campaign near the mall. the signs paid for by the new washington d.c. area coalition of reason. the group hopes to spend the -- spread the message of, quote, wider acceptance of a more rationale view of the universe and a compassionate view of those living in it. >> the ad campaign is meant to inform people and raise the awareness of the general public of the existence of mutable groups in washington, d.c., who happen to not be followers of a belief in the supernatural. >> group members say the since will be in place the next four weeks for big events like the marine corps marathon. the former history d.c. public schools is being courted by a governor to the north. on the news edge, the job offer that michelle rhee is reportedly giving serious consideration to. we'll be right back.
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>> could outgoing d.c. schools chancellor michelle rhee be headed to jersey? the governor offered her the job of new jersey education commissioner. two people familiar with the negotiations said that rhee is seriously considering the offer. rhee previously declined the offer thinking he wanted her only to run the newark schools. no comment on the offer from rhee tonight. after the horrific murder in sherman circle, congresswoman eleanor holmes norton is asking for better lighting there. she said she has safety
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concerns following the murder of a catholic university student near the park in august and norton said no park should be in the dark in d.c., especially sherman circle because people routinely take circuits at all hours of the night. jury selection continues in the chandra levy murder trial. as of late this afternoon, the judge qualified 31 people to sit on the jury. the goal is to qualify 43, 44 people and pick 12 jurors and four alternates. so far, everyone questioned said that they knew what happened to washington intern chandra levy. prosecutors believe she was attacked and killed by guandique in may of 2001. paul wagner will be blogging from the courthouse and expected to last four weeks. you can log on to, click on news to read up-to-the-minute updates from inside the crime. and still ahead here on the news edge. a new shop sparking outrage. >> at a glance, looks like any other store. critics say the temptations are a little much.
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and anita hill is breaking her silence tonight. find out what she had to say after the wife of clarence thomas demanded an apology. and imagine our surprise to learn bumbling russian spy turned sex symbol anna chapman has a new career as a center feel. huh. she's appearing in the russian edition of maxim magazine. she can be seen posing lingerie and holding a gun. she and nine other agents were deported in june after getting caught in the u.s. the 10 have received russia's highest state honors.
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woman 1 sync: i knew what bob ehrlich did as governor. man 1 sync: raised my property taxes 60 percent. woman 2 sync: let utilities hike our rates 72 percent. woman 1 sync: but i didn't know what he's done since he got fired as governor. man 2: ehrlich's raked in millions. man 3: he worked for a wall street bank that took 10 billion dollars from the bailout. woman 3: 10 billion of our money. woman 4: our money. woman 5 sync: and he worked for another bank that collapsed. man 4: costing tax payers 17 million. anncr: tell bob ehrlich big banks don't need help. middle class marylanders do. >> a sex shop sparking outrage for months in old town monasses opened the doors for business. lingerie, toys, porn all for sale in the historic downtown. today was the grand opening.
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fox 5s beth parker was there. >> reporter: this is the intersection in old town manassas and that is appropriate. right now, this store is the center of a battle. sexy lingerie, body paint. >> the city -- the rollover in the grave. >> reporter: the new mother- daughter owned business just opened downtown. >> and we were like see the opening before you condemn us. >> reporter: the lingerie is in the front and the background, porno movies. she believes that will lead to trouble. >> wives who may not care have this kind of material in their home and their husbands are going to insist on all sorts of activities. >> a lot of people come in to town are expecting to have family-friendly businesses. if you need to have 18 or over
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on your door, obviously you're not geared for the whole family. >> reporter: the owner said that they chose the spot because it is downtown. >> what is -- and girlfriends do? you seat -- eat, hang out. >> reporter: they went out of their way to be tasteful. >> i have nieces and nephews and i wanted to make sure. i respect the fact that people have fun with their children. >> reporter: they sell plus sizes. >> the pink hangars go to 3x. >> reporter: and prosthetics for breast cancer survivors. >> our breast cancer bras for where the prosthetics go. >> reporter: we caught up with these ladies attending the mid- month luncheon of the red hat society. >> it's tastefully done. there is nothing that says porno or anything derogatory, let them be. i wish them well. as a matter of fact, i may go in and look around. >> reporter: opponents say another big concern is it's a few doors down from the center for the arts and this is where
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they put on plays. one of the other big upcoming shows? the last of the red-hot lovers in monasses, beth parker, fox 5 news. it's been so long, murphy brown sat raised the -- sattire riced the subject. the justices wife wants an apology. >> i need for to you get out of the street. i don't have any comment. >> you said it was unfortunate and inappropriate what she did. >> please. >> and in a statement, she said she's refusing to apologize and said the message is inappropriate and mrs. thomas calls the message an olive branch. hill accused clarence thomas of sexual harassment at his confirmation hearings in 1991.
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and a little bit of rain yesterday and for the day. >> and a lot of people didn't see a drop of rain. i didn't have any. did you get some? >> we did. >> and still murky out there. if you didn't get rain, it looks like it wanted to all day long and there is some moisture available in the atmosphere and the last one is out of town and skies are trying to clear out and hopefully it won't be too widespread. we have another front coming. the temperatures dropping through the 50s and we'll stay clear. the light winds mean it's possible we're going to see the fog forming. the average temperature is 66 degrees and we picked up a couple of 100th of rain.
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thursday, 67 degrees and a dry day, warmer than today and friday, 62. a little cooler and, boy, between thursday night and friday, very chilly upper 30s, low 40s for a lot of you and you may want to bring the houseplants in. it might be breezy enough to keep that out of the picture. saturday, nice, 68 degrees and into sunday. 72 degrees and the guidance is suggestings it could be warmer than 72 on sunday and that should be delayful and this is weekend. the leaves are at peak or close to it and that is not going to be the case. in pick opinion, they're peeking as well and in eastern new york state and thingland and it brought the color on nice and strong. 59, reagan and dills, bwi marshal, 58 and a below normal day and at or below normal and
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dropping to 52 degrees in gaithersburg and monasses, fredericksburg, 56 degrees and culpeper, 59 and with light winds, will be on the lookout and it's no the too chilly. 57 degrees for new york city, chicago, 69 degrees and a cold shot is coming for them and that will begin tomorrow night. first, all the showers are heading on out of up to and tomorrow, 12, you might just might file a bit of a wind shift coming on through and notice the snow we're seeing to the great lakes, a few wet flakes on friday and on saturday, we start to watch some rain accumulating in the middle part of the country and that is what will be in here on monday and on tuesday and that might be substantial and it will be nice to get it, frankly. we have had some rain it's been light and we're below average for this time of the year and
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chilly under clear skies and fog late, the temperature is 48 degrees. tomorrow, sunny and breezy. 67 degrees and it's going to be so dry that there are some fire watch alerts through southwestern virginia and where that is going to be higher. the next one tomorrow will be dry. the bottom line, it's a nice five-day forecast for you and we're at 67 tomorrow. ed from's a cool day, thursday night, friday morning and chilly and then, bring on the good stuff. that first part looks mild, low 70s and mid-70s and late monday and into tuesday. >> and getting done in halloween now. >> going to work on that forecast. it's very, very early outlet show. >> and has been a lot of years since that. >> thank you, sue. did you see this? a 300-pound chimpanzee on the loose at a kansas city neighborhood. when police responded to the call, they found him pushing a
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trash can down the street and then he decided to take out his greg kerleys on the squad car and an animal control officer shot the chimp with the darts and that failed to stop his rampage and he was able to coax the animal into a cage waiting for him in the back of the truck. coming up in the sports edge, returning to the practice field. an nfl player going for a swim. not a story. the indianapolis colts hunter pat mcafee diving into a city canal, getting arrested for public intoxication this morning and that is the story. he replied, quote, i'm drunk. he had a blood alcohol content twice the legal limit in indiana.
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>> good afternoon, chris cooly returned to practice today,
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three days after suffering a concussion against the colts. mike shanahan hopes he can play send at the chicago bears and saw a limited role. he expects the tight end to be at full speed tomorrow and mcintosh returned, after missing sunday's game courtesy of a concussion and rocky is expected to play over the weekend and albert hainesworth back in practice after being deactivated for last sunday's loss versus the colts. yesterday's trade deadline is come and gone. at least, they're for 10 more regular season games. >> and we need a guy like albert. it's the defensive lines and everyone knows it and, you know, you want albert to be at his best and when you have a guy like that on your team, you want to put him in there and help out. >> it's been the consistent unit, delivering bone-rattling hits all season and mike sellers is in the middle of it all always and the nfl changed the policy on dangerous hits,
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threatening suspicion. mike sellers, what -- suspension. what do you think of that? >> this game now is so stringent, it's ridiculous. and you want to keep people safe. and, you know, there is -- the third time, certain hits and that, i mean, you know, they dug down and hit them in the head. don't know if they should be fined for it. there is going to be a lot of conversation. >> yesterday, the washington nationals gave the general manager 5-year contract extensions and promoted him to executive vice president of baseball operations. rizzo's future success seems to depend on the next franchise player and harper will make the arizona debut tonight as a member of the scottsdale scorpions -- scorpions and last month, began in florida in that instructional league. he's scheduled to play games on wednesday and saturday. he knows that baseball is now
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his entire life. >> i can't go out and. >>o board and do the things i want to and do long boarding and -- and that's everyone's dream for baseball and why not start with it early. that is my dream and that is every kid's dream to go and play for baseball. to be able to start early, i guess i'm living the dream. >> get rid of the scoreboarding, he's very good. the yanks hope to avoid the illegalination and game 4 tonight at 7:30 here on fox 5. i'm dave feldman. back to you. >> thank you, now you have the news edge. the news is always on see you after the game.  bob ehrlich's 24 years in politics. in congress ehrlich voted with george bush 90% of the time, protecting the special interests. as governor, ehrlich cut education, increased college tuition by 40%,
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and vetoed an increase in the minimum wage. and after losing his election, bob ehrlich joined a lobbying firm and got paid $2.5 million to represent casinos and wall street banks. bob ehrlich--24 years of putting the special interests first.
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